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12/18/14

‘Happiness’ author to keynote at WJA’s In the Know

The Women’s Jewelry Association announced Wednesday that Gretchen Rubin, author of bestseller The Happiness Project, and Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman will speak at the In The Know conference next year. 

12/18/14

KDM opening showcase supply service to retailers

Stuller Inc. is transitioning out of store interiors and will direct jewelers to KDM Retail going forward, the two companies told National Jeweler.  

12/17/14

MSNBC anchor to deliver keynote at JA NY Winter

Your Business host JJ Ramberg will give JA New York Winter attendees and exhibitors tips for running their businesses on Jan. 18, the opening day of the show.    

12/17/14

8 tips for having a safe trunk show

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co., ISPS and Jewelers UnBlocked give pointers on having a safe trunk show during the holiday season and year-round. 

12/17/14

What was the most Googled celebrity wedding of the year?

Google has released its report on the top searches in the United States this year, with the nuptials of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West leading the list of celebrity wedding searches. 

12/16/14

About Retail: All about that Grammy nominee

 Before she was “All About that Bass,” Grammy-nominated singer Meghan Trainor was all about that bling, working behind the counter at her parents’ Nantucket jewelry store.

12/16/14

Johnson Matthey selling gold, silver refineries

Johnson Matthey just announced the sale of its gold and silver refining business to Japanese metal recycling firm Asahi Holdings for $186 million in cash as part of an ongoing shift to focus on chemistry and technology. 

12/15/14

What you might have missed

The industry remembering designer Scott Kay and an alert from the JVC about diamond grading reports were the top stories on National Jeweler last week.

12/15/14

Retailer does a diamond take on Apple Watch

One independent jeweler has gotten into the holiday spirit by adding a blinged-out version of Apple’s smartwatch to its gift guide.